How to Get IMEI of Unactivated iPhone using RedSn0w 0.9.15b2 New Identify Feature

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iPhone Dev Team’s RedSn0w 0.9.15b2 was a pretty significant upgrade over the previous version. One of the new features is ‘Identify’ which gives you more information about your device.

This new feature provides a list of technical information about an iOS device. It supports both non-jailbroken and jailbroken devices. It even supports the latest iPhone 5.

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Many people need to get an iPhone’s IMEI to find out about an iPhone’s locked/unlocked status or to check whether an iPhone is barred or blacklisted. Once you get the IMEI, then you can use it to factory unlock an iPhone, for example, getting an AT&T iPhone officially unlocked. It is also useful if you can’t get pass the activation screen, when you need to get the IMEI to allow activation using Zip Code and SSN.

Here are the steps on how to use this feature on the latest redsn0w:

Step 1: Download the latest version of RedSn0w from the links at the bottom of this post.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your computer.

Step 3: Launch redsn0w, go to Extras > Even More, and click Identify.

Step 4: redsn0w will pull data from your iPhone and and generates a list of technical specs and information under the Device info window.

Step 5: Click Save to save the data.

Here is an output of the fields provided using this new option:

ActivationInfo:
ActivationPublicKey:
ActiveWirelessTechnology:
ActivityURL:
AirplaneMode:
ApNonce:
BasebandCertId:
BasebandChipId:
BasebandFirmwareManifestData:
BasebandGoldCertId:
BasebandKeyHashInformation:
BasebandMasterKeyHash:
BasebandRegionSKU:
BasebandStatus:
BasebandVersion:
BluetoothAddress:
BoardId:
BuildVersion:
CPUArchitecture:
CarrierBundleInfo:
ChipID:
CompassCalibration:
DeviceCertificate:
DeviceClass:
DeviceColor:
DeviceEnclosureColor:
DeviceName:
DevicePublicKey:
DeviceSupportsFaceTime:
DeviceVariant:
DieID:
EscrowBag:
EthernetAddress:
FirmwarePreflightInfo:
FirmwareVersion:
HardwareModel:
HardwarePlatform:
ICCID:
IMEI:
IMSI:
MCC:
MLBSerialNumber:
MNC:
MobileEquipmentIdentifier:
ModelNumber:
NonVolatileRAM:
PasswordProtected:
PhoneNumber:
ProductType:
ProductVersion:
ProductionSOC:
ProtocolVersion:
ProximitySensorCalibration:
RegionInfo:
SIMStatus:
SIMTrayStatus:
SerialNumber:
SoftwareBehavior:
TelephonyCapability:
TimeZone:
TimeZoneOffsetFromUTC:
TrustedHostAttached:
UniqueChipID:
UniqueDeviceID:
UseRaptorCerts:
Uses24HourClock:
WeDelivered:
WiFiAddress:

It’s also possible to use it if your iPhone is in DFU mode but the information generated is very basic.

Redsn0w will always become a must have tool for unlockers and jailbreakers alike.

Download links for redsn0w 0.9.15b2

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